A Closer Look

Student Workshop on Jewish Life and New Beginnings in the Displaced Persons’ Camps

This workshop teaches students aged 14 to 18 how to critically interpret photographs as historical sources. It uses images of the displaced persons’ camps as examples.

Around 250,000 European Jews who had been liberated from the concentration camps and forced labor details were accommodated in the displaced persons’ camps between 1945 and 1949. Although very few wanted to remain in Europe, a diverse cultural and social life emerged in the camps.

By appointment
Gebäudeplan mit Markierung des Libeskindbaus
Where

Libeskind Building, permanent exhibition

Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

The students are given a historical introduction to the topic in the permanent exhibition and then analyze photos of the displaced persons’ camps in small groups.

Gebäudeplan mit Markierung des Libeskindbaus
Where

Libeskind Building, permanent exhibition

Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

More Information

  • When

    By appointment

  • Duration

    2.5 hours

  • Where
    Libeskind Building, permanent exhibition

    Lindenstraße 9–14, 10969 Berlin

  • Information and Reservation

    Education Department
    phone: +49 (0)30 259 93 305
    fax: +49 (0)30 259 93 412
    gruppen@jmberlin.de

  • Cost

    50 euros (including admission fee; chaperons free of charge)

  • Age

    14 to 18

  • Educational method

    Workshop

  • Teilnehmer*innenzahl

    max. 15

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